1

This same basic question is asked at How can I enable hibernation under Linux Mint 18.3?, but the question as asked only tells how much space is desirable for a 4Gi installation, and conflicting opinions address whether on the one hand you need enough space to handle swapping needs and additionally need space for a stored copy of memory contents, while another opinion is that you only need space for a stored copy of your memory contents.

I have had difficulties getting hibernation to work with recent versions of Linux Mint; on 19.3, I have never gotten a system with 16G RAM to hibernate, and that includes allocating 64G to the swap space.

How can I know what space is adequate for hibernation on a machine with 64G RAM?

Thanks,

1 Answer 1

1

A Community Help Wiki article on the subject says 72 GB or more, and the RedHat 7 help page on swap says 1.5x your RAM.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.